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August 16, 2017

While more than three-quarters of Malawi’s primary-school age children attend school, fewer than 10 percent attend secondary school. Fewer girls than boys make it to that next level of schooling. One key reason is the long distance they must walk to reach the nearest school.

Global superstar entertainer Rihanna’s...

August 14, 2017

 

For children who have experienced the trauma of war and displacement, education can be life-saving, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)....

August 9, 2017

 

Despite global efforts to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, “ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and providing lifelong learning opportunities for all,” more than 260 million young people between the ages of 6...

July 28, 2017

 

“All children everywhere should be afforded the opportunity of a quality education.” Rihanna, Global Partnership for Education Global Ambassador

“It’s not a reading project, it’s a reading movement.” Shahida Maheen of the #Pakistan Reading Project, during the @GblReadingNtwk webinar on July 19

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July 28, 2017

 

Each month, the Global Reading Network offers two professional development webinars for members of the Community of Practice. Each month spotlights a specific theme, with one webinar providing an overview of the topic and the second examining a country-level example. These webinars have proven extremely popular,...

July 21, 2017

A severe lack of investment in early education is putting millions of children worldwide at a disadvantage before they even start school, according to a report from Theirworld. The report, titled Bright and Early: How funding pre-primary education gives every child a fair start in life...

July 20, 2017

 

On June 28, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Peter Thomson convened a High-Level Action Event on Education to push global efforts to implement Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 (quality education), according to...

July 13, 2017

 

The Mobiles for Education Alliance (mEducation Alliance) invites presentation proposals for the 7th Annual mEducation Symposium, which will be held October 5th-6th in Washington, DC. The symposium serves to share ideas and launch new...

July 10, 2017

 

“It is estimated that more than 250 million school children throughout the world cannot read,” according to a recent World Bank blog submitted by Harry A. Patrinos. Patrinos and coauthors Jimmy Graham and Sean Kelly state that higher literacy rates are associated with healthier populations, less crime, greater economic...

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